"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs." Ansel Adams

Website Launched!

Well the site is finally up and I have to give a big thanks to Beau for all his hard work and putting up with me! I think theres a few on me now mate!

The site had to be launched with out a set date cause last Sunday I was told of a local fair that was looking for donations to auction off. I donated a 40 inch framed print of Meelup Beach. So having done that I needed business cards to put with the print so people could view my site, and I certainly wasnt about to send them to my old site!

www.dylanfox.com.au

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13 responses

  1. Clint Baker

    looks bloody great mate!!!! and those new shots look even better!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 12:03 pm

  2. Cheers Clint.
    Thank me for pics and Beau for webpage! πŸ™‚

    March 27, 2009 at 12:21 pm

  3. Looks really nice and very clean and pro, great work Beau and Dylan!!

    I think the website complements and highlights your style of photography Dylan – very contrasty (the black and white parts) with a dose of very strong saturated colour (the DF logo).

    I like the new images, especially Dry Seasons, Hanging Rock Woodend and Old Tree Woodend – great outback shots!

    Hope you don’t mind a bit of negative feedback as well, I gotta say that I really dislike the gallery image browser. There are a few things that I feel do not work with this particular image browser:
    – Your shots is mostly pano so why square thumbs where the viewer and potential customer can only see 1/3 of the image?
    – The full size image popups load incredible slow. I’m on a 10mbit connection on a very fast PC and it takes 30-60 secs at least to load an image. It’s sooooo slow.
    – With image popups you don’t have a separate page/link per image. If if was me I would end up needing this, as a generated page per image means you can add much more image information on every image and it also means you can like to a single image. I get requests like “What do you have from Windjana Gorge that’ll fit a two page spread” and I can easily email some suggestions with links to the image pages. You may not want this feature of course, just a bit of a tip.

    March 27, 2009 at 4:38 pm

  4. I do agree about the loading being slow Flemming which i will change eventually. The average interenet user will only wait 10 seconds for something to load and if it doesnt they will leave!
    I like the square format for the thumbnails as it makes the page uniform (as I dont often follow strict ratios).

    March 27, 2009 at 8:56 pm

  5. Great to see your site up Dylan. Looks pretty shmick, nice work Beau.
    I hope you do well from it.
    We’ll have to catch up for a shoot before I go away, that’s if your able to walk?

    March 28, 2009 at 12:03 pm

  6. Cheers Luke!
    I would love to go out for a shoot soon! Thing is…. not to good on sand, rocks, or anything thats not flat really! haha

    March 28, 2009 at 12:08 pm

  7. New site looks great. Clean and professional. Good luck, I hope you make plenty of sales, you have some great pictures.

    March 30, 2009 at 10:53 pm

  8. Nice website, shame about the ankle. I’m not to sure about the square thumbnails, looks like you’re selling photos from a 6×6. Sorry mate but I’m with Flemming with this one. Get well soon, maybe buy a Ford.

    April 1, 2009 at 8:19 pm

  9. dylanfox

    Yeah but if I bought a Ford I would have to push it every where cause they are useless! πŸ˜‰

    April 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm

  10. New thought, add a notice on the pages off thumbnails explaining that us web surfers ‘need’ to click the thumbnail to see the whole image.

    April 1, 2009 at 8:24 pm

  11. I can’t argue with that, I drive a Urabus;)

    April 1, 2009 at 8:26 pm

  12. dylanfox

    Yeah I might do that later cause now I am leanring to build web pages. And think Im doing alright lol

    April 1, 2009 at 8:28 pm

  13. You is doin’ better than me! Good luck, it’s a good skill to have these days and may earn you some coin.

    April 1, 2009 at 8:43 pm

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